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75 Years Later: Exploring the Sunken Heritage of the Battle of Midway

Mokupapapa Discovery Center, 76 Kamehameha Ave. Hilo

Every Thursday @ 6–7 p.m.
Come meet Dr. Kelly Gleason Keogh, a maritime archaeologist for NOAA and the Maritime Heritage Coordinator for Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument and World Heritage Site. In addition to her experience working on sites in the Hawaiian Islands, She has worked on shipwrecks in Scotland, North Carolina, California, Washington, the Great lakes and the Caribbean. She will talk about recent discoveries of planes, shipwrecks and plans for future exploration of Midway Atoll. The goal of the Midway project in May is to honor the legacy of the Battle of Midway and the stories of the men who participated in it. June of 1942, the Battle of Midway, was one of the most decisive U.S. victories of WWII and is referred to as the turning point of the war in the Pacific. Please come learn from her stories and pictures.

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